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beverages if it passes richmond will be the first city to oppose a penny per ounce tax on businesses that sell soft drimpbs. big money pouring into the campaign from outside of the bay area. abc 7 news is at richmond city hall with this battle. mark? >> this is where it started. measure n propose bid a city councilman, a retired doctor, heart specialist said after 30 years, he saw how obesity was taking a toll. he wanted to do something to stop it. studies have shown drinking sugar sweet yend drinks is linked to eeb ease ti in children. and the cardiologist convince aid majority to pult a measure on the november ballot that would tax soda and other sugary drinks using money to make children healthier. >> more than three million we can put into new soccer fields, soft ball fields. you can teach kids how to swim put nutrition teachers in schools. >> ritterman is convinced it will encourage students to buy 100% juice. >> it is parallel to big tow taco to. what did he we did with cigarettes. >> soft drink companies contributed $2 million outspending supporters nearly 36 to one. not campa
and several fires set around the city. the first fire started around 9:00 last night at 19th and mission. by 11 krn 12, there were two more. within a half hour there was yet another fire a block way. take a look at this picture. if you're just e mailed, it's someone tajing a muni bus last night on market street moments later a mob overturned this bus and set it on fire. abc 7 news is live at the hall of justice. vic? >> the mayor calls those troublemakers hoodlums. the district attorney says he'll prosecute those arrested to the fullest. police chief greg sui says he'll have a better plande withn again. a crowd celebrated after watching the game on the big screen. a peaceful, exuberent crowd. the street parties turned bad. trouble makers overturned cars. they stopped traffic on market street. jumping on taxi cabs. any car was fair game. people set off fire works. some in the crowd broke windows of the bus. but what angered the mayor is this. the burning of another bus. >> burning of muni bus cost almost $1 million. we're going to have to find ways to pay for it as a city. >> revelers set
. >> this is the first day i have breathed a sigh of relief because it's here. i waited eight hours yesterday and i was determined to come back today, and i finally got to see it. >> it's important for our city, and it's really fun to see all the kids' reaction. nice to be here. >> like, important to mankind that we know what it is, and how to get to see it and all that. >> after 25 missions, circling the earth nearly 4700 times, the final 12 miles from lax to the california science center proved to be some of the toughest. delaying the shuttle's profile by 17 hours. >> had to move in all different directions. this thing is amazing. we were crabbing, going around things sideways, going back and forth. >> a sight to see as the massive piece of air not cal engineering zigged and zagged, dodging buildings, light poles and trees, coming win millimeters of damaging branches, officials say the shuttle couldn't be taken apart for fear of destroying the damaged tiles and too wide to fit through underpasses, the freeways were out, which left a route through the center of the city, giving a million people a
very unique for the city and right now where he have to get the nod from the nfl first. >> just like the team, san francisco will be competing against other nfl franchises. because the league likes shiny new stadiums, this venue might be on the short list. as the host city, san francisco's hotels, restaurants and tourist hot spots would be filled. >> we know in cities like new orleans and new york, others who have hosted super bowls, they mean something in between 300 to $500 million in economic impacts for the region. >> so a san francisco becomes host city, where does that leave santa clara? >> you come to play. >> the mayor has been in talks with his san francisco counter part about the super bowl bid and says it's a collaboration that will pay off for his city as well. >> remember, when it last came to san francisco in the 80s? it played stanford, keeping things into perspective. this is going to be a bay area thing he says santa clara will be the epicenter, 49ers ceo made it clear san francisco is the team's home. >> that is where nine yea year -- niners came from and everything
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